Decorating Sugar Cookies – The Bearfoot Basics

Sometimes I get ahead of myself and don’t do things in order as I should, especially when it comes to sharing things on the blog. I get excited because decorating sugar cookies is really fun so I go straight for the decorating tutorial.  There are tips and tricks mixed in the post I share but I want to do more. I want to help empower you in the kitchen so you can make anything you want to make. The problem is, I sometimes assume you already know things like how to make royal icing dry shiny, or how to freeze decorated cookies.

Decorating Sugar Cookies The Bearfoot Basics | The Bearfoot Baker

Decorating Sugar Cookies:

I don’t make New Year’s resolutions, but I do set goals for myself every new year. I feel like resolutions aren’t permeant, but a goal is something you can work for and accomplish. One of my big blog goals this year is to make sure we have covered the basics of decorating by going over things you may or may not already know and adding a few tips that have helped me along the way.

We are going to start a series called “The Bearfoot Basics” which will include videos, a ton of photos and simple instructions that will help you reach your cookie decorating goals. If you already know how to make cookies, I hope you can hang out with us anyway because you might find some tips and trips that you don’t already know or maybe a different way to do things.  Don’t worry, there will still be a lot of fun new cookie designs and recipes each week. I just feel like we need to share the basics so we can make sure everyone has the tools for success instead of being frustrated and giving up. 

‘The Bearfoot Basics’ will be mixed in with regular post but will have it’s own tab in the navigation bar. There are a few posts and tutorials there already, but we are going to kick it up a notch.

Oh! By the way, did I mention that this is free? I don’t want you to think this is some kind of sales pitch because it isn’t. I want to share information to encourage and help anyone who wants to decorate cookies or make sweet treats. My goal is to inspire, empower and share. It isn’t to charge you for things I want or think you need to know.

So hang on to those piping bags because we are about to take a ride through the great world of cookie decorating! We are going to go over everything from ‘royal icing consistency’ to ‘how to tools’ that will make cookie decorating easier. 

Oh yeah, during this  ‘The Bearfoot Basics’ series we are not only going to learn a few things about cookies, we are going to cover a few baking, chocolate, fondant, and cakes tips along the way. I hope you are ready!

Bear hugs,